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The Revd David Morris fundraises for Abberley Care Farm

Published: 12th April 2024

On 23 June, the Revd David Morris will be riding the Dartmoor Classic Sportive to raise funds for Abberley Care Farm.

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New ALM Worship Leaders across Dudley

Published: 12th April 2024

11 people from parishes across the Greater Dudley Deanery have been presented with certificates to mark the completion of their course to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs) as Worship Leaders.

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Spirituality and sport flourish together

Published: 11th April 2024

Project Touchline recently delivered a six-week programme of sport, collective worship, Bible teaching and prayer for the children and teachers at Broadwas CE Primary.

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Christian Aid Week 2024

Published: 9th April 2024

This year, Christian Aid Week runs from 12 - 18 May - seven days, so many ways to make a difference.

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Thy Kingdom Come in 2024

Published: 8th April 2024

Starting on Ascension Day (9 May) and running until Pentecost on 19 May is Thy Kingdom Come.

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Celebrating Easter in the Brierley Hill team

Published: 4th April 2024

The Brierley Hill team held a number of different services and activities to engage their community over the Easter weekend. Here, Licensed Lay Minister, Tracey Skidmore shares some of what happened.

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Experience Easter in Worcester

Published: 28th March 2024

St George’s and Claines churches in Worcester gave their local primary schools the opportunity to Experience Easter in an engaging way this year.  Six stations were set up around the churches, which take the children through Holy Week, from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday. 

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Churches 'All Ears' for your ideas

Published: 27th March 2024

Churches of the West Worcester Beacon are running a novel listening project, holding monthly Community Conversations to help them learn more about their communities.

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Lent lunch raises funds for the Friends of the Holy Land

Published: 27th March 2024

St Anne’s church in Wyre Piddle hosted a very happy lunch get-together last Thursday in their village hall in support of the Friends of the Holy Land.

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40 people from our diocese receive Maundy Money

Published: 27th March 2024

40 people from across Worcestershire and Dudley received ‘Maundy Money’ from HM the Queen this morning in recognition of their exemplary Christian service to church and community over many years.

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Partnership working enables new defibrillator

Published: 20th March 2024

A new defibrillator has been installed on the outside of St Andrews church hall thanks to a joint project between St Andrew’s Church and Bridge Church Gornal as they seek to bless and serve their local community.

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Hagley Music Festival

Published: 19th March 2024

The Hagley Music Festival as been organised by the Church in Hagley since 2001 and has grown over the years! Read about why it started and how it's going!

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Celebrating the ministry of women

Published: 15th March 2024

2024 marks 30 years since women were first ordained priest. A special service to celebrate the anniversary and all that has been achieved since then will be held at Pershore Abbey on Thursday 20 June at 7pm.

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Car enthusiasts 'REVS' up for another year.

Published: 14th March 2024

Do you have an interesting and well loved car that does not get driven enough? REVS is a Christian based group that has various meeting places in the West Midlands.


Being a Distinctive Deacon

Published: 13th March 2024

Chris Sheehan is a Pioneer Minister in Evesham having been ordained six years ago. With a ministry focussed on working in the community, he decided to stay as a distinctive deacon rather than being ordained as a priest at the end of the first year of his curacy.

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A time capsule in Malvern Priory

Published: 11th March 2024

A time capsule has been placed underneath the new nave flooring in Malvern Priory. 

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Vocation Sunday - 21 April

Published: 7th March 2024

Vocations Sunday takes place on 21 April in 2024.

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Can you help us improve safeguarding in the Diocese?

Published: 7th March 2024

Our work in safeguarding is being audited and the auditors would like to hear from you! In this article, Bishop Martin encourages people to give their opinions.

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New Rector of Ribbesford w Bewdley & Dowles & Wribbenhall

Published: 1st March 2024

Bishop John has announced the appointment of the Revd Melissa Beynon as Rector of the benefice of Ribbesford w Bewdley & Dowles & Wribbenhall.

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A leap day wedding!

Published: 29th February 2024

St Mary’s Church in Madresfield was the setting for a leap day wedding on 29 February. The happy couple, Sophie and Steven Mason had waited for this date and worked with the church to have their wedding in Lent.

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New ALM Worship Leaders across Dudley

12th April 2024

11 people from parishes across the Greater Dudley Deanery have been presented with certificates to mark the completion of their course to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs) as Worship Leaders....

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